Supplier Stories for the Week of October 27
B&R Industrial Automation, a member of the ABB Group, has worked to help launch the first dedicated global healthcare research hub at the Texas Medical Center (TMC) innovation campus in Houston. ABB’s healthcare research hub will demonstrate solutions for eliminating bottlenecks in laboratory work and addressing the global shortage of skilled medical and hospital staff, offering the potential to enhance speed, safety, and consistency in laboratories and hospitals around the world, B&R shared in a news release.For instance, B&R's ACOPOStrak intelligent track technology integrates with robots to enable an adaptive machine that automates tasks requiring high variability, precision, and mass customization. The adaptive machine offers flexibility gains in product handling, assembly, and packaging in healthcare, B&R reported.[Image courtesy of B&R INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION]
Here’s what was new in the world of medical device suppliers during the week of October 27.